While 30,000 feet in the sky this month, passengers of Alaska Airlines flights will be able to learn about a home design trend that is gracing residences from Danzante Bay, Mexico to Seattle, Washington: a fusion of in and outdoor living spaces. The March 2018 edition of Alaska Beyond magazine looks at examples in Danzante Bay at the Islands of Loreto, among others.
In the March 2018 issue of GOLF Magazine, readers were invited to step onto Danzante Bay Golf Course for a golf experience for those that “crave explanation points” within “an undiscovered jewel.” Though architect Rees Jones says he “thought he’d seen it all,” things changed when he arrived at Danzante Bay.
Like Mauna Kea, Danzante Bay is hardly a one-hole experience. The bulk of the front nine - holes 2-8 debuted in December - wanders through towering buttes and rocky spires of the Sierra de la Giganta mountains. The flatter par-5 12th and par-3 13th holes dance through subtle sand dunes, ending at greens near the beach.
"From the lofty perch of the par-3 17th hole at Danzante Bay Golf Club one can view a Sea of Cortez panorama that Jacques Cousteau once proclaimed 'The Aquarium of the World. You don't want to leave. You want to play this hole over and over," writes David Holland of Golf Vacations Magazine.
In the December 2016 issue of Travel Dreams Magazine, reporter Tim C. gets the inside scoop on tequila with Oscar Torres, Villa del Palmar's very own sommelier. If his title wasn't credit enough, you could always look at his birth certificate: Torres was born in Tequila, Mexico. As the resident tequila
The location of Rees Jones' latest golf course is surprising, and not only because of the breathtaking views. "This, I think, is the most diverse landscape of any golf course in the world," states Jones confidently, emphasizing the impressive nature of the course's 17th hole.
Rees Jones was born into the game of golf. He learned to play as a youngster, competing as a junior golfer, in college and while in the arm and grew up traveling with his family to golf courses all over the world and worked in the summers for his father, renowned golf course architect Robert Trent Jones.
The cliff-side golf course at Danzante Bay is, as Golf Travel Weekly describes in their November 2016 issue, "overwhelming to the senses." With its rugged terrain and stunning views of the Sea of Cortez, the 17th hole at Danzante is bound to "forever be indelibly etched into one's memory."
In the December 2016 issue of Colorado's Avid Golfer, Tony Dear chronicles the development of Danzante Bay and its Rees Jones-designed golf course. Quickly identified as the "ideal man for the job," Jones was "blown away" by the resort's "beautiful and pristine setting."
Guests taking part in one of their free poolside Spanish classes will discover that “descomprimir” is the Spanish word for “decompress.” At Mexico's award-winning Leading Beach Resort, decompress is a feeling that rubs your shoulders at the door and lifts you up all the way home.